Bug 493178 - GeForce 9600M GT not supported by Nouveau!
GeForce 9600M GT not supported by Nouveau!
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-nouveau (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ben Skeggs
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-03-31 16:56 EDT by Bruno Antunes
Modified: 2009-03-31 18:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-03-31 18:35:46 EDT
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Description Bruno Antunes 2009-03-31 16:56:52 EDT
Description of problem:
I don't get to see the spiffy boot animation on my laptop, only the boring bars...

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 11 Beta Gnome LiveCD

How reproducible:
Run the LiveCD, boot - no spiffy boot animation!!
Actual results:
Boring colored overimposing bars

Expected results:
Spiffy animation, and smoother transitions from X to VT and back

Additional info:

output from lspci is 
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 9600M GT (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
	Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device 015e
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 16
	Memory at ce000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
	Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
	Memory at cc000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=32M]
	I/O ports at 2000 [size=128]
	Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled]
	Capabilities: [60] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [68] MSI: Mask- 64bit+ Count=1/1 Enable-
	Capabilities: [78] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
	Capabilities: [b4] Vendor Specific Information <?>
	Capabilities: [100] Virtual Channel <?>
	Capabilities: [128] Power Budgeting <?>
	Capabilities: [600] Vendor Specific Information <?>
	Kernel modules: nouveau, nvidiafb
Comment 1 Ben Skeggs 2009-03-31 18:35:46 EDT
This isn't a feature that's enabled by default as it hasn't been extensively tested, you need to add nouveau.modeset=1 to your kernel options to try it :)

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